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Dibromoacetic acid

Milledgeville

Dibromoacetic acid, one of the group of five haloacetic acids regulated by federal standards, is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Haloacetic acids and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy. Click here to read more about disinfection byproducts.

 

120

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

57

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.35 ppb3228ND - 2.20 ppb
20130.0417 ppb241ND - 1.000 ppb
20140.300 ppb164ND - 1.30 ppb
20150.706 ppb169ND - 1.40 ppb
20160.394 ppb165ND - 1.40 ppb
20170.781 ppb1610ND - 1.80 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-31AH523941.30 ppb
2012-01-31AH523951.20 ppb
2012-01-31AH523961.20 ppb
2012-01-31AH523971.20 ppb
2012-01-31AH523981.30 ppb
2012-01-31AH52399ND
2012-01-31AH524001.30 ppb
2012-01-31AH524011.000 ppb
2012-06-07AH662581.60 ppb
2012-06-07AH662591.50 ppb
2012-06-07AH662601.50 ppb
2012-06-07AH662611.50 ppb
2012-06-07AH662621.60 ppb
2012-06-07AH66263ND
2012-06-07AH662641.50 ppb
2012-06-07AH66265ND
2012-09-13AH782291.90 ppb
2012-09-13AH782301.80 ppb
2012-09-13AH782311.90 ppb
2012-09-13AH782321.90 ppb
2012-09-13AH782332.20 ppb
2012-09-13AH782341.60 ppb
2012-09-13AH782352.20 ppb
2012-09-13AH782361.80 ppb
2012-10-31AH830731.40 ppb
2012-10-31AH830741.70 ppb
2012-10-31AH830751.20 ppb
2012-10-31AH830761.30 ppb
2012-10-31AH830771.30 ppb
2012-10-31AH830781.80 ppb
2012-10-31AH83079ND
2012-10-31AH830801.50 ppb
2013-03-07AH90433ND
2013-03-07AH90434ND
2013-03-07AH90435ND
2013-03-07AH90436ND
2013-03-07AH90437ND
2013-03-07AH90438ND
2013-03-07AH90439ND
2013-03-07AH90440ND
2013-05-30AI02545ND
2013-05-30AI02546ND
2013-05-30AI02547ND
2013-05-30AI02548ND
2013-05-30AI02549ND
2013-05-30AI02550ND
2013-05-30AI02551ND
2013-05-30AI02552ND
2013-08-06AI09319ND
2013-08-06AI09320ND
2013-08-06AI093211.000 ppb
2013-08-06AI09322ND
2013-11-06AI22306ND
2013-11-06AI22307ND
2013-11-06AI22308ND
2013-11-06AI22309ND
2014-02-05AI27569ND
2014-02-05AI27570ND
2014-02-05AI27571ND
2014-02-05AI27572ND
2014-05-06AI39690ND
2014-05-06AI39691ND
2014-05-06AI39692ND
2014-05-06AI39693ND
2014-08-05AI48257ND
2014-08-05AI482581.10 ppb
2014-08-05AI48259ND
2014-08-05AI48260ND
2014-11-05AI591121.30 ppb
2014-11-05AI591131.20 ppb
2014-11-05AI591141.20 ppb
2014-11-05AI59115ND
2015-02-04AI64173ND
2015-02-04AI641741.40 ppb
2015-02-04AI641751.10 ppb
2015-02-04AI641761.40 ppb
2015-05-06AI76432ND
2015-05-06AI76433ND
2015-05-06AI76434ND
2015-05-06AI76435ND
2015-08-11AI85951ND
2015-08-11AI859521.30 ppb
2015-08-11AI859531.30 ppb
2015-08-11AI85954ND
2015-11-04AJ004021.20 ppb
2015-11-04AJ004031.20 ppb
2015-11-04AJ004041.20 ppb
2015-11-04AJ004051.20 ppb
2016-02-02AJ05465ND
2016-02-02AJ05466ND
2016-02-02AJ05467ND
2016-02-02AJ05468ND
2016-05-04AJ11522ND
2016-05-04AJ11523ND
2016-05-04AJ11524ND
2016-05-04AJ11525ND
2016-08-03AJ210041.10 ppb
2016-08-03AJ21005ND
2016-08-03AJ21006ND
2016-08-03AJ21007ND
2016-11-02AJ325311.20 ppb
2016-11-02AJ325321.40 ppb
2016-11-02AJ325331.20 ppb
2016-11-02AJ325341.40 ppb
2017-02-07AJ458481.10 ppb
2017-02-07AJ45849ND
2017-02-07AJ45850ND
2017-02-07AJ458511.000 ppb
2017-05-02AJ544201.10 ppb
2017-05-02AJ54421ND
2017-05-02AJ544221.30 ppb
2017-05-02AJ544231.50 ppb
2017-08-10AJ63741ND
2017-08-10AJ637421.80 ppb
2017-08-10AJ63743ND
2017-08-10AJ637441.30 ppb
2017-11-07AJ732021.000 ppb
2017-11-07AJ732031.20 ppb
2017-11-07AJ732041.20 ppb
2017-11-07AJ73205ND